Two ladies are tied at the top of the Lacoste Ladies Open leaderboard, Nicole Garcia of South Africa and Nanna Koerstz Madsen, Denmark, after 36 holes at Golf du Médoc in France.
Nicole, -2 under 69 today, and Nanna, with a great second round -6 under 65, share the top spot on the Lacoste Ladies Open leaderboard at -8 under par for the tournament.
Nicole did not play as well as yesterday but was happy enough with the result;
“I didn’t hit the ball as well as yesterday, but yesterday I hit it unbelievably well, so I didn’t expect to come out and do the same. I was happy with two-under in the end.”
“It was a good front nine and a bit of a struggle over the first few holes again, but I managed to get a birdie on the seventh and a chip-in for eagle on the ninth, so that was quite nice.”
“Unfortunately, I couldn’t keep it going but I’m happy with the end result.”
“It was nice to get the birdie on 17 because I felt like I needed another one coming in to get a bit of an extra advantage going into tomorrow. I was really happy with the way I finished.”
Nanna played steady, and has also been shopping;
“I just didn’t make that many mistakes and a birdie came here and there and I ended up being six-under. It was pretty steady.”
“I came in on Wednesday evening and Nicole Broch Larsen, who I travel with, had a bit of trouble with her suitcases so we had to go shopping and we have seen a bit of Bordeaux.”
First round leader, teenager Julia Engström from Sweden has third place, one shot back at -7 under, carding an even par round of 71, the putts not dropping;
“I played very solid but didn’t get the putts to roll in.”
“Like yesterday when I hit 18 greens. Today I hit 16.”
“It was almost the same, but I didn’t roll in the putts and I think that’s the difference. You roll in a few long putts and you get in the flow and that’s important for scoring.”